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Analysis of above- and belowground systemic resistance in Zea mays

Author Dirk BALMER
Director of thesis Brigitte Mauch-Mani
Co-director of thesis
Summary of thesis Research on systemic resistance has been mainly focused so far on leaves and dicot model plants. The aim of the thesis is to investigate the role of roots in systemic resistance and to better understand systemic resistance in monocots. We are analysing systemic resistance in maize using Colletotrichum graminicola as fungal model organism.
Status finished
Administrative delay for the defence 2013
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